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Job Overview

We’re a fun and friendly company offering an informal working environment with offices in central Bath. We are always growing, work fast but accurately, have an international reach and are nerdy as hell! We are committed to being an inclusive workplace and have various groups and events to hear underrepresented voices including Women, Neurodiversity, Diversity, and Pride.

Our people make our success, so it is only fair we give plenty in return, including:

  • 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays

  • Your birthday off

  • Private medical plan through Vitality with enhanced mental health provision

  • Auto-enrolment pension

  • Profit share scheme for all

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Techscheme

  • Cyclescheme

  • Discounted Gift Card scheme

  • Employee social events, including Christmas & summer parties


About us

We are a global media business specialising in the gaming industry. We have a publishing arm consisting of a dozen owned websites including PCGamesN.com, and over 100 network site partners such as TrueAchievements.com. We are based in Bath but are open to taking on remote employees within the UK too.


The Role

You will run the News department within PCGamesN, managing the Deputy News Editor and an international team of News Writers. With knowledge of the PC gaming landscape, you'll have an instinct for the stories our audience wants to read and where to find them. You'll set and prioritise a daily news agenda, jumping on stories breaking elsewhere as well as generating original and exclusive news content around the biggest games on PC, and set a long-term strategy for growing the department's traffic.


You will be responsible for:

  • Managing the news team, ensuring all members perform at their best and remain happy and motivated

  • Keeping abreast of breaking news across the PC gaming landscape and directing our coverage of them, ensuring regular coverage of our core games in particular

  • Generating original and exclusive news content by conducting follow-ups, seeking comment, and identifying opportunities for longer-form investigative work

  • Writing, editing, and updating news stories

  • Monitoring out-of-hours news output and ensuring evening and weekend staff are supported

  • Building and maintaining relationships with PRs, developers, publishers, etc

  • Developing awareness of Google's inner workings and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) best practices in order to improve the visibility of news coverage and optimise traffic

  • Plan ahead for events such as E3, embargoes, and other scheduled developments

  • Occasional review, preview, or feature work, and occasional press trip attendance

  • Using monitoring and reporting tools (e.g. Parse.ly, Google Analytics) to identify areas for improvement, and responding accordingly

  • Keeping our in-house workflow tools (e.g. Asana, Google Calendar) organised

  • Other tasks as requested by the Deputy Editor, Editor, or Publishing Director


You will have, be, or be able to:

  • Substantial experience working for established online gaming brands above entry level

  • Demonstrable experience managing a team, effectively planning and delegating tasks

  • Experience of planning and writing news content

  • Strong knowledge of PC games and of the PC gaming news landscape

  • An eye for stories likely to excite or interest PC gamers, and for the sharpest angle on them

  • High standards as both a writer and an editor, with superb attention to detail and the ability to explain your copy edits sensitively to others to help them improve

  • Understand and act upon analytics data in a strategic manner

  • Produce proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment

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Network N Overview

Network N is a global media business specialising in the gaming industry. We have a publishing arm consisting of a dozen owned websites including PCGamesN.com, Pocket Tactics and The Digital Fix and over 150 network site partners such as TrueAchievements.com. We produce class-leading content for clients via our creative agency team, Project N and work with publishers and advertisers to unlock audience value via Publisher Collective. We are based in Bath but are open to taking on remote employees within the UK too.

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